In serving both the civic and economic, a city can, as Benjamin Franklin once mused, do well by doing good.
The thinking that underpinned urban planning and design during much of the twentieth century is fast unravelling.
What is it that makes these spaces more comfortable, both psychologically and physiologically, for some people more than others?
Research emerging at the intersection of architecture and neuroscience is opening up new channels for observing and creating.
What kind of relationship would you want with a conscious city?
Policy makers, stake-holders and academics alike all share the common interest of understanding our collective behaviour.
Towards a conscious design process in the context of the on-going social production and reproduction of the human built environment.